In March, the New England Patriots made one of the NFL offseason’s biggest transactions: The team traded first and third round draft picks to the New Orleans Saints to acquire wide receiver Brandin Cooks and a fourth rounder. Cooks is projected to add another dimension in terms of speed and big play ability to an offense already among the NFL’s best.
But how he exactly might the reigning world champions use quarterback Tom Brady’s newest toy? Field Gulls’ Samuel Gold took a closer look at Cooks’ 2016 season with the Saints to learn how the Patriots might employ their high-priced acquisition. From favorite route concepts to Cooks’ strengths and weaknesses as a wide receiver, the breakdown covers it all.
Make sure to give the video a look to learn more about one of New England’s projected top targets this upcoming season.